MORGAN -- Millie of Calgary, passed away at the Rockyview Hospital on Wednesday, February 4, 1998 at the age of 80 years. Announcements later by LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. "A Golden Rule Member". Telephone: 228-4422.
PENCER -- Gerald Norman, on Tuesday, February 3, 1998, at Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, surrounded by his family, after a courageous battle with cancer. Gerald Norman Pencer, aged 52, dearly beloved husband of Nancy (Halperin). Loving and devoted father and father-in-law of Stacey and David Cynamon, Holly and Clarke. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Sam and Judy Pencer, Bill and Ida Pencer, Steve and Andrea Halperin, and Mark and Cindy Halperin. Devoted Papa of Jesse and Josh. Dear son of the late Clara and Harry Pencer; and devoted son-in-law of Claire and Jack Pashlin and the late Irving Halperin. Cherished uncle of Naomi, Jeff, Gary, Max, Richard, Ilana, Sara, Ilyse, Emily, Robert, Megan, Harrison, Elle, Matthew, Zachary, and Clara. At Holy Blossom Temple for Service on Thursday, February 5 at 2:00 p.m. Interment Holy Blossom section of Pardes Shalom Cemetery. Shiva to be observed at the home of Nancy and Gerry Pencer. If desired, memorial donations may be made to The Gerry and Nancy Pencer Brain Trust, c/o Linda McKie, Suite 800, 207 Queen's Quay West, Toronto, Ontario, M5J 1A7. Telephone: 416-203-3898.
WILLIAMSON -- Dorothy May (nee Marlow), lovingly referred to as NANA, passed away peacefully on February 3, 1998 at the age of 72 years, at the Peter Lougheed Hospital. She is survived by her three children, Jeannie (Edgar Engel), Faith (Donnie Macleod), and Mark, all of Calgary. She is also survived by her five grandchildren, Hannah, Simone, and Jason Engel, and Dustin Roy and Megan L. Marie Williamson, all from Calgary. She was predeceased by her husband Kenneth Roy Williamson in December 1977. All those who knew her were touched by this special person with a kind word or a loving smile. We all will truly miss her. Cremation and arrangements will be entrusted to JACQUES FUNERAL HOME, 240 - 17 Avenue S.W. In honoring her wishes there will be no Services held. The family would like to thank all the doctors and nurses of Unit 51, P.L.C., for their patience and loving care in making our loved one's time peaceful. JACQUES FUNERAL HOME, Directors. Telephone: 297-0711.
YEE -- Mr. Shee Bow Yee of Olds, Alberta, passed away peacefully at the Peter Lougheed Centre in the presence of his loving family on February 3, 1998, after a courageous battle with cancer, at the age of 59 years. He will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by his wife Chau Wah; daughter Wendy (Simon) Chan; son Ken; mother Yip Kim Yee; four brothers, Bob (Roberta), Fong (Kate), Gordon (Cynthia), and Ron (Joyce); and two sisters, Queenie Taylor Yee, Jeannie (Eddie) Choi; and numerous nieces and nephews. The family extend their sincere thanks to Dr. Wray of Olds, Dr. Blahey and the outstanding nursing staff on Unit 51 of the Peter Lougheed Centre for their great care and compassion. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells", (2720 Centre Street North), on Saturday, February 7, 1998, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at McInnis & Holloway's "Chapel of the Bells", (2720 Centre Street North), on Sunday, February 8, 1998 at 2:30 p.m. In living memory of Shee Bow Yee, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, "Chapel of the Bells", 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH. Phone: 403-276-2296.
NAULT -- It is with much sadness, that the family of Philip J.N. Nault announce his passing, at the Dr. Vernon Fanning Centre on February 2, 1998, at the age of 72. Philip is survived by his wife Betty, of forty-eight years; daughter Pat and husband Dave Smith; son Tom and wife Kerrie Nault; daughter Joan and husband Len Hamelin; seven loving grandchildren; and a sister Gladys Nault of Kerrobert, SK. He was predeceased by his brother Peter. Friends and relatives are invited to attend the Memorial Service at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Fish Creek Chapel", (14441 Bannister Road S.E.), on Thursday, January 5, 1998 at 10:00 a.m. with the Rev. Bill Cram officiating. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 3Y6 or the Canadian Diabetes Association, 114, 1212 - 1 Street S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 0G8. The family extends its sincere thanks for the compassionate care provided by the staff at the Fanning Centre. In living memory of Philip Nault, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, "Fish Creek Chapel", 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E., CALGARY. Telephone: 403-256-9575.
NELSON -- Mrs. Anna Muriel Nelson, beloved wife of Homer Nelson of Calgary, passed away at the Forest Grove Care Centre on Sunday, February 1, 1998, at the age of 84 years. Anna was an active member of the Christian Science church and will be remembered for her piano playing at Sunday School. She was also involved for many years with the Rebekah Lodge. Besides her loving husband, Anna is also survived by her two sons and daughters-in-law, George and Rita, and Paul and Kathie, all of Calgary; and four grandsons, Joe, Paul, Christopher, Mark. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells", (2720 Centre Street North), on Thursday, February 5, 1998, at 3:00 p.m. In living memory of Anna Nelson, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, "Chapel of the Bells", 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH. Telephone: 403-276-2296
PADZUN -- Mr. Jack Padzun, beloved husband of Mrs. Margaret Padzun of Airdrie, passed away at the Peter Lougheed Centre on Monday, February 2, 1998 at the age of 94 years. He was born on April 16, 1903 in Lithuania and was married to Margaret on April 24, 1948. Jack was also a member of Royal Canadian Legion, Calgary Branch No. 1 and a World War II Veteran from 1939 to 1945. Besides his loving wife, Jack is also survived by a daughter Donna Padzun of Calgary. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Airdrie Funeral Home" (300 Towerlane Drive, Airdrie, Alberta) on Saturday, February 7, 1998 at 2:00 p.m. Arrangements in care of McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Airdrie Funeral Home", 300 TOWERLANE DRIVE. Phone: 403-948-1100.
PALFREY -- W. Arthur "Scotty" Palfrey passed away suddenly and peacefully at the Rockyview General Hospital on Sunday, February 1, 1998 at the age of 90 years. Art was born in Devonshire, England on May 15, 1907 and came to Calgary as an infant with his family. He returned to England in 1934 to play ice hockey, eventually heading north to Glasgow, Scotland where he played hockey and worked for British Telephone Department until returning to Calgary in 1956. Art is survived by his loving family, daughter Mai (Jensen) Ponath, Calgary; granddaughter Ingrid and husband Glen Kindellan; grandsons, Dean and wife Robyn Jensen, Calgary, Glenn Jensen, Surrey, B.C.; great-grandchildren, Warren Kindellan, Langley, B.C., Taylor and Nicole Jensen, Calgary. Scotty is also survived by his loving companion and best friend, Madeleine Vermunt; her son Raymond (Deb) Vermunt; and daughter Lorraine (Gordon) Stangness; and Madeleine's six grandchildren. Three nieces, Beverly Palfrey, Audrey Ashworth, Fairmont, B.C. and Donna Gale Neidig, Surrey, B.C. He was predeceased by his wife Jean in 1981 and five brothers and one sister. Art worked for A.G.T. until his retirement in 1972 and was a member of A.G.T. Pioneers Association. He was an avid fan of hockey, golf and baseball and enjoyed his evenings of bridge with Madeleine and friends. A kind and gentle man, he was respected throughout his life by all who knew and loved him. Since 1981 Art lived at Shalem Manor where he enjoyed many friendships and wonderful times. Many thanks to Tina DeVries at Shalem Manor for her kind friendship to Art over the years. A Memorial Service will be held at HERITAGE FUNERAL HOME, 1708 - 16 Avenue N.W., (across from North Hill Shopping Centre) on Friday, February 6, 1998 at 11:30 a.m. Flowers are gratefully declined. Funeral arrangements in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES "Heritage Funeral Home". Telephone: 299-0100
PIPER -- Marilyn "Joyce" of Calgary passed away suddenly at home on Saturday, January 31, 1998 at the age of 57 years. Joyce was born the youngest and only daughter of three children to Kenneth and Hilda Piper in Lethbridge on November 7, 1940. The family moved to Calgary shortly after her birth and settled in the Sunnyside area. She graduated from Crescent Heights Senior High and shortly after joined the Royal Canadian Air Force. After serving for about five years, Joyce left the Air Force to have her daughter Jacqueline. The family continued to travel and live in places such as Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Oklahoma before once again settling in Calgary. For the past five years or so she was a Commissionaire for the Calgary General, Peter Lougheed and Children's Hospitals. Although she revolved her life around her daughter Jacqueline and granddaughter Lorelei, Joyce still found time for her handicrafts and sewing. She was a caring loving person and a godsend to her mother in her failing years. Joyce was taken from us suddenly but the memories will always be there. She is the loving mother of Jacqueline Schram of Calgary. Besides her daughter, Joyce is survived by a granddaughter Lorelei Schram of Calgary; two brothers, Dick Piper and wife Carol, Fred Piper and wife Joan, all of Calgary; also numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents, Kenneth and Hilda Piper. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at LEYDEN'S " Chapel of Remembrance" (17 Avenue and 2 Street S.W.) this evening from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at Leyden's "Chapel of Remembrance" (17 Avenue and 2 Street S.W.) on Thursday, February 5, 1998 at 11:30 a.m. with the Rev. R.H.G. (Grant) Rodgers of St. Barnabas' Anglican Church officiating. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Children's Hospital Foundation (1820 Richmond Road S.W., Calgary, AB T2T 5C7). As a tribute to Joyce, Leyden's Funeral Homes will make a Gift of Remembrance to the Alberta Children's Hospital Foundation. Arrangements in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. "Golden Rule Member". Telephone: 228-4422.
PLUNKETT -- Terence Bernard (Terry), peacefully in his sleep at Rockyview Hospital, on February 2, 1998 in his 82nd year. Son of the late Aloysius Goodenough Plunkett and Evelyn Sparrow Plunkett of Calgary. A lifelong resident of Calgary, he was predeceased by his brother Rev. Patrick Mary Plunkett S.J. and his sister Shelagh Hardy. He is survived by his sister Norah Tritschler of Vancouver; nieces, Nancy Hardy Banting, Mary Jane Hardy, Lynne Du Moulin, all of Vancouver, Suzanne De Banne of Alymer, Quebec; nephews, John Tritschler and Patrick Tritschler of Vancouver Soldier, Bon-Vivant fabled story teller. Sorely missed by many friends "if you don't have wrinkles, you haven't laughed enough". Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel" (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Thursday, February 5, 1998 at 7:30 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Mary's Cathedral (219 - 18 Avenue S.W.), on Friday, February 6, 1998 at 2:00 p.m. with the Rev. John Tritschler, Celebrant. Graveside Service to follow at St. Mary's Cemetery. In living memory of Terry Plunkett, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, "Park Memorial Chapel", 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W., CALGARY. Telephone: 403-243-8200.
RAMEY -- Audrey Blaine, 66 years. Audrey passed away peacefully at home on January 28, 1998 after a short battle with cancer. She was born in Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, but spent much of her life in Victoria, British Columbia. She moved to Calgary, Alberta in 1987 and remained there until her death. Audrey leaves behind three children, sons, Alan and Darrin, and a daughter Lori; and four grandchildren, all of British Columbia. Audrey requested that there be no Funeral or Church Service. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Canadian Cancer Society. Those who knew her, will deeply miss her. Those who loved her, always will.
REDIGER -- Mrs. Pauline Rediger passed away at the Foothills Hospital on January 31, 1998 at the age of 78 years. A devoted mother and grandmother, Pauline will be keenly missed by her children, Eleanor, Emerson (Karen), Gladys (Gary) Severson and Donna; and by her much loved grandchildren, David, Vincent, Angela, Jason and Christopher. She is also survived by her brother John Slusarchuk; and sisters Phyllis Westfall and Agnes Schultz, who are Saskatchewan residents. Born in the Ukraine, Pauline immigrated to Canada as a young child and homesteaded with her family in Central Saskatchewan. She and her late husband Dave were successful Saskatchewan farmers for more than forty years. Since moving to Calgary six years ago, she made many new friends especially in her seniors' complex. Many have been treated to her fine Ukrainian cookery. A Celebration of her Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Fish Creek Chapel", (14441 Bannister Road S.E.), on Thursday, February 5, 1998 at 1:00 p.m. with the Rev. Bob Glasgow, Chaplain of Rockyview Hospital officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 10985 - 124 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T5M 0H9, the Canadian Diabetes Association, 114, 1212 - 1 Street S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 0G8 or to a charity of the donor's choice. The family wishes to thank the doctors and nurses of the Intensive Care Unit at the Foothills Hospital for their sensitive care of our mother. In living memory of Pauline Rediger, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Fish Creek Chapel", 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E., CALGARY. Telephone: 403-256-9575.
ROBERTSON -- Marian Gertrude Robertson of Yucaipa, California, passed away peacefully February 1, 1998 in Calgary, at the age of 96. Born in Montpelier, Ohio on July 3, 1901, her family settled in California when she was two. She loved California and was a proud American. She was predeceased by Bill, her husband of fifty years in 1975. Marian is survived by her only child Jim and his wife Shirley; two granddaughters, Kathy Bury and her husband Greg of Canmore, Karen and her partner Murray Fulton; and one great-grandson Braden Bury. Friends are invited to join us at home on Wednesday, February 4, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. to share memories of the good times we all had together over the years. A Memorial Service and Interment will be held at a later date in California. If desired, memorial tributes can be made to the Lesley Binnion Fund, c/o Disabled Skiers Alberta, Percy Page Center, 11759 Groat Road, Edmonton, AB T5M 3K6. Arrangements and Cremation in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES "Heritage Funeral Home". Telephone: 299-0100.
SCHARRINGA -- (deGROOT). Denise (38) of Norwich, Ont. Beloved wife of Paul of fourteen years, after a fight with liver cancer, went to be with her Lord. She will be missed by her five children; her parnets, Fred and Trudy deGroot of Calgary; brothers, Bill, Vic and David; sister Wilma and their families.
SIMPSON -- Florence May (Florrie) Simpson, passed away at the Brentwood Care Centre on January 31, 1998 at the age of 91 years. Florrie is the beloved mother of Robert (Bella) Gilbert and Sidney (Shirley) Gilbert. She is also survived by two sisters, Rose and Gladys of Calgary; as well as ten grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren. Florrie spent most of her adult years in Calgary and was fond of oil painting and music. She will be greatly missed. Funeral Services will be held at FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, 3220 - 4 Street N.W. on Thursday, February 5, 1998 at 10:30 a.m. with Father Dennis Frayne of St. Gabriel's Anglican Church, officiating. Interment to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, Directors. Telephone: 297-0888. "She lived a life full of love, family and friends."
SOMMERFELD -- Gustav Sommerfeld went to be with the Lord His Saviour on January 31, 1998 at the Bethany Care Centre at the age of 91 years. Funeral Services will be held at The German Church of God, 637 - 17 Avenue N.E. on Wednesday, February 4, 1998 at 2:00 p.m. with the Rev. Harold Ilgert officiating. Interment to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery.
STOBER -- Martin Anthony Stober, beloved husband of Mrs. Mary Stober of Calgary, passed away at the Foothills Hospital on February 1, 1998 at the age of 67 years. Besides his loving wife Mary, Martin is survived by a son Kenneth Stober of High River; daughters, Barb Kramar and Theresa Stolzenberg and her husband Thomas, all of Calgary; grandchildren, Michael and Caitlynn Stolzenberg and Steven Kramar, all of Calgary; mother Veronica Stober of Osoyoos, British Columbia; sister Irene Lau of Calgary; niece Chris Bost of Nelson, British Columbia; nephews, Ed Lau of Surrey, British Columbia and Eric Lau of Calgary; and numerous cousins. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at St. James Catholic Church on Thursday, February 5, 1998 at 7:30 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. James Catholic Church, 5504 - 20 Street S.W., on Friday, February 6, 1998 at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. Wayne Poile, Celebrant. Graveside Service to follow at St. Mary's Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, 1717 Macleod Trail S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 2N8. In living memory of Martin Stober, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, "Park Memorial Chapel", 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W., CALGARY. Telephone: 403-243-8200.